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10 Rules for Police Resumes

Dr. Richard Weinblatt

2. Be Detailed

Unless otherwise directed by the application packet instructions, error on the side of being too detailed.  This is a major area that law enforcement resumes veer away from the overview approach of resumes used by the private sector.  Similar to the style used by academia, the hiring authority in the policing world wants to have complete information.  Information left out calls items into question.  In our business, an omission is akin to a lie, so take the inclusion of all information seriously.

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